The Star (Nairobi)

Uganda/Kenya: Thousands Flock Into Kampala

Thousands of fans travelled to Uganda last night to cheer on the Harambee stars when they face hosts Uganda cranes in the finals of the Cecafa Senior challenge cup this evening.

Football Kenya Federation chairman Sam Nyamweya revealed that he together with other well wishes will facilitate the travel of two thousands fans from Kenya and five thousand more in Uganda

"This is a very big occasion for Kenyan football and well wishers have chipped in to ensure our fans witness this momentous occasion in the recent history of Kenyan football.We want everybody to be able to

support Harambee stars to win the tournament and bring the cup back home,"said Nyamweya.

Buses were on standby to ensure fans travelled to Uganda last night in time for today's encounter.

At the same time Cecafa secretary general Nicholas Musonye has assured fans of their safety at today's final between Uganda and Kenya.

Musonye said they have liaised with the Uganda federation (FUFA) and police to ensure there will be no ugly incidents in and around the match venue.

"We advise the fans to behave properly and not intimidate each other but to cheer their teams . Security at the venue and its surroundings. Everybody should feel free to come and support

whichever team,"said Musonye

Tickets for the match will be sold at Ush5,000 (Sh200) and 10,000 (Sh350) for terraces and VIP stands respectively

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